Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs

This exhibit is now closed and will reopen September 2, 2017-February 18, 2018

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Encounter the 46-foot T-Rex and nine new life-size animatronic dinosaurs along the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary’s nature trails at the 12th annual Dinosaurs Live! Life-size Animatronic Dinosaurs exhibit. The exhibit always gives families and friends a fun, educational activity to enjoy together. Don’t forget it also provides a unique family outing during the holidays! See the dinosaurs move and hear them roar! Photo op and play area dinosaurs will be available as well. The dinosaur trail is jogging stroller friendly. Click here for important tips and visitor guidelines. Additional information coming soon.

Please note that we are unable to animate the dinosaurs when temperatures drop below 45 degrees. 

This exhibit (when it is open--see dates above) is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here.

Featured Dinosaurs

  • Tyrannosaurus rex
  • Dilophosaurus
  • Therizinosaurus
  • Triceratops
  • Styracosaurus
  • Allosaurus
  • Tarbosaurus
  • Brachiosaurus
  • Baryonyx
  • Megalosaurus

Plus Photo Op/Static Dinosaurs

  • Play Parasaurolophus
  • Play Apatosaurus
  • Fossil Dig Deinonychus
  • T-Rex Photo-Op (2)

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